1. Statement: Ray Cross, President, University of Wisconsin System, on expiration of Federal Perkins Loan Program

    “The expiration of the Federal Perkins Loan Program today is a loss for students in the University of Wisconsin System and across the United States. The Perkins program had a long and successful track record in making higher education both more accessible and affordable for so many students with financial need. In 2013-14, nearly 16,000 […]

  2. UW System hosts listening sessions at UW-Green Bay on Sept. 15

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System continues its series of strategic planning listening sessions, scheduled throughout the state, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Tuesday, Sept. 15. UW System President Ray Cross will be on hand to welcome participants to two UW-Green Bay listening sessions Sept. 15: Education Session 1:30 p.m., Phoenix Room […]

  3. Regents share perspectives on fetal tissue research bill (day 2 news summary)

    WHITEWATER – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents weighed in on a bill currently moving through the state legislature that could potentially impose restrictions on research involving use of fetal tissue. While Board leadership opted not to pass any resolutions at this time, noting that the current AB 305 could still see significant […]

  4. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Parkside reports that Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin will serve as Executive in Residence later this month. Mr. Feigin was closely involved in the debate and negotiations that resulted in funding to build a new multi-purpose sports arena in downtown Milwaukee. Mr. Feigin will take […]

  5. UW System unveils new Accountability Dashboard (day 1 news summary)

    WHITEWATER – The University of Wisconsin System, which was the first statewide system of higher education in the nation to issue an annual accountability report back in 1993, is officially entering the “digital age of accountability.” A new online, interactive UW System Accountability Dashboard was unveiled Thursday at the Board of Regents meeting hosted by […]